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Aug 23, 2009 6:30pm EDT
will cause problems with the relations between the u.s. and london. the government has come under fire for reducing the man who was convicted of the bombing. he was allowed to return home to libya because he is dying of prostate cancer. the release was criticized by president obama and the joint chiefs of staff. >>> millions of americans could see smaller social security checks last year. trustees predicted will not be a cost of living adjustment for the next two years. by law, social security benefits cannot go down, but millions who are involved in the medicare prescription drug program have their premiums deducted from so security payments. the premiums are scheduled to increase slightly. >>> it has happened again, passengers stranded on a runway for hours, waiting for a flight to take off. that is the pilot from a delta and northwest flight #709. more than 100 passengers on board were set to take off from new york friday morning and head back to minneapolis. instead, they waited on the runway for hours. >> we set, and we sit, for three hours. when the weather rolls in, they are stu
Aug 30, 2009 6:30pm EDT
the spirit and keep living it. he's gone, now it's up to the rest of us. >> the man who touch sod many lives now has a permanent spot in history. >> we learned that more will be added to the grave site a walkway will be constructed soon. if you want to catch a glimpse of senator kennedy's grave site the first day it's open to the public, you still can, the gates here are open until 7:00 p.m. >> thanks. there are questions on capitol hill about how the death of senator edward kennedy will affect the health care debate. connecticut democrat chris dodd said lawmakers should set aside the heated rhetoric and pass a plan to cut costs and extend coverage. republican senator orrin hatch of utah said kennedy's absence hurts the chances of congress passing the plan. both men were friends of senator kennedy's. former vice president dick cheney calls the investigation into whether c.i.a. interrogators tortured terrorism suspects an intensely partisan move. >> i think it's an outrageous political act that will do great damage long-term to our capacity to be able to have people take on difficult jobs, ma
Aug 2, 2009 6:30pm EDT
. >> if they shut us down, where is the next station or to come from? >> firefighters are packing up everything from fire hoses to merge into manuals to air tanks. as the station is bombarded -- converted. >> faced with a budget that is $2 million less than last year, the party is facing some tough choices. >> we have about 22 far stations within 1.5 miles of each other. >> with no overtime, no new hires until june of 2010, stations are being converted to specialty services or all volunteer staff. >> we are much more vulnerable, for the third time now in this area. >> this community activist worries about firefighters having to cover aired -- ever larger areas. >> i suspect that houses will be gutted and lives may be lost. >> the firewall will become ambulance only. riverdale heights will become an all volunteer facility. the chief says that nearby firehouse will help out if there is a fire. the safety of the public will not be compromised, but some folks are still worried. >>> virginia of several economic imonul mus w help get gh ed-shiil tr oraacn transptafforiaon olsic te t ha teyth rill ask for
Aug 9, 2009 6:30pm EDT
sosout s.s.e u south of us. it looks like a good part of the area will misshis sit it does ctrist s,o nohe ,ry webut may have anbu or o msst tth o in our direction.t o urinecti d. a heated by tees ghrugthoe -- and heat advisory. that is until 10:00 tomorrow night. it is not in effect now, but it will be warm and humid this evening. the nighttime low will only be in the 70's. we will tell you what we can expect for tomorrow. i have a feeling we may tie or break a local record at the airport. >> these temperatures did not keep people from getting outside today. there were looking for ways to stay cool. we are live in arlington with details. >> we have been very fortunate. we have not seen a lot of hot and humid days so far this summer, but everyone is feeling the heat today. it did not stop people from getting out. some are going for bike ride, but they should pack extra water. >> and oppressive day in the washington region. they hope to advise residents of the market response. along the national mall, some people carry misters. it did not stop some from getting in an afternoon run.
Aug 16, 2009 6:30pm EDT
developments f us. >> it will get even hotter tomorrow. today we had temperatures in the lowe9'' ' , we are watching satellite and to speak up in terms of cloud that w wupare m s we warm up so much today. ar0 degreegrs inrg, , 90 at fairfax. it is 92 in frederick, maryland. our forecast for tonight calls for partly cloudy skies, patchy fog, mainly to the west of d.c. temperatures will fall to the upper 60's to the lower 70's. coming up, we'll talk about an active tropical weather season out there. right now we have 3 storms. we will tell you where they are going in just a few minutes. >> people to work out and about today were looking for ways to beat the heat. we are at the national. >> one person put it this way, it is the kind of heat that sneaks up on you. you do not notice it, and then it hit you, and you are left looking for shade or water or somewhere with air-conditioning, because it is hot. >> really hot. really hot. >> it is the kind of day for you can literally see the mercury rising. the summer heat may have taken its timegetting here, but there is no doubt now those u
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